The Telegraph
| Sunday, October 23, 2016 |

7days

South Poles

One landmass pulling far too many ways over past and future disputes. Taking stock of the many reasons for Southern discomfort

People had gathered to welcome P.V. Sindhu in Vijayawada when she returned from Rio, but Murali Krishna was not among them. The restaurateur stayed home when the badminton Olympian was driven down from the airport in an open bus. | Read»


Should we shun Pakistani artistes

The Debate @ 7days

Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil is travelling to the screens prostrated before street jingoism, thuggery, ransom. Is the film industry right to pledge a blanket ban on association... | Read»


This side of Sylhet, a soundcloud playing crickets

So never mind if you can't see the border in the Meghalaya borderlands

THE CLICHÉS come rushing to mind as NH6 weaves through the thickly cloaked mountains. Green meshing into distant blue. Interspersed with sylphian clouds floating around as though they... | Read»


The Art of Living, longer

Even science suggests there is something about painters that affords them a larger canvas of life, reports T.V. Jayan

Yusuf Arakkal's death early this month came as a shock to art lovers. At 61, the Kerala-born abstract painter, many felt, was too young to go. His loss was felt even more as Indian artists are... | Read»


God of the Gonds, but shhh! It's Ravana

Between the festivities of Durga Puja and Diwali, there are also those that celebrate other deities, writes Indira Mukherjee

There was pin-drop silence but that was for a brief moment before they resumed their talk on Mahalaya, as if I had not spoken at all. | Read»